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Depot Hotel

241 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5628
+1 707-938-2980
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
241 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5628
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all were so pleased with the Depot Hotel. We had a friendly, warm reception upon arriving. We were seated outside which was perfect on such a warm, September evening. We shared several caprese salads with heirloom tomatoes. The server also brought us (as a...More

Thank GreekamericanMom
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Northern Italian dishes . Try the Black Pasta Seafood entrée. Price is typical for Sonoma $$$ , Very friendly atmosphere; we celebrated an Anniversary. Dinner and was served a glass of bubbly as a congratulatory wish.

Thank joyell
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This was by far, the best restaurant in Napa/Sonoma. It's a few blocks from the center of Sonoma, but you must definitely go. Our food was utterly delicious! We ordered the black seafood pasta, veal and spaghetti and everything was top notch. Randall was our...More

Thank AceTeacher
Reviewed 27 June 2017

What a great find on our trip to Sonoma! Located nearly in the heart of downtown, across from the baseball field. We were greeted by a very friendly attentive young woman who couldn't have been kinder! She gave us a great table under the canopy...More

Thank SDPeterson
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We sat outside beside the pool and it was just lovely! The staff was so friendly and enjoyable to talk to. I had the Bolognese was excellent. All and all a very enjoyable I will go back again.

Thank MadeleineCharlotteNC
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nice interior, not stuffy or formal. Looks like the local winemakers and farmers favor this restaurant, based on who we saw walk in. Very good to excellent wine list. I had a pasta in a cream sauce and spouse chose the Bolognese. We are still...More

1  Thank wisconsinwinegirl
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Five went for a Sunday supper and all were pleased. There are a series of interconnected rooms, many looking onto a lighted garden. The menu is sufficiently varied, from salads and pizzas to pastas (homemade) and more sturdy complete meals. The desserts are excellent, jumbo...More

Thank jaf122
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I am so sorry to have to write this review. I have voiced my complaints to the restaurant many times over the years and hope never to have to go there again. Dear friends wanted to take four of us to a nice dinner. It...More

Thank HeatherWineCountry
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We are new to Sonoma and enjoy fine dining. We especially enjoy dining where 'locals' recommend. We learned about The Depot Hotel restaurant from a neighbor and it was awesome. We were seated outdoors near the pool last Friday evening and it was stunning! The...More

Thank genv476
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Pleasant, inviting space with lovely views of the garden fountain. Delicious Italian dishes. My veal marsala was tender and perfectly sauced. Excellent service and wine choices. Highly recommend. If staying in Sonoma, just a block or so off of the plaza.

Thank Greg I
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1 December 2016|
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Response from Howard D | Reviewed this property |
Wish I could answer but I'm in VA and the Depot is in CA--give them a call!
27 July 2016|
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Response from Lou2215 | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to call the restaurant to get you question answered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5628
    (Spain Street)
  • Public Transportation: Sonoma Plaza--two blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-938-2980
  • E-mail
The DEPOT HOTEL RESTAURANT is a charming neighborhood restaurant located in an historic stone building just a block off the Plaza in Sonoma. Locals and visitors to the Wine Country enjoy casual Tuscan-inspired cuisine in the Vinoteca, in the cozy dining rooms, and on the terraces surrounding the shady Italian garden and reflection pool. Food is a passion at the DEPOT HOTEL RESTAURANT for the father and son Chef team--whether it is making house-made antipasti, or handmade pasta, or fresh ricotta. In addition to products made in-house, the Sonoma wine country around us offers an abundance of new artisanal products. The search for the best local products is a treasure hunt both chefs enjoy--whether from the coast, local farms, or local cheese makers. Come join us for a trattoria-style lunch or dinner...or just drop into our Vinoteca for informal small plates of antipasti and a glass of wine. Our focus is casual Italian comfort food--served in an informal Sonoma wine country atmosphere.
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